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“The Lemurs are So Gentle”
Review of Safari Wilderness

Safari Wilderness
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Tours daily BY RESERVATION ONLY. Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari Wilderness, you will enjoy fresh air year-round as enormous birds soar overhead. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will tour you through 260 acres, interacting with huge herds of wetland exotic species, Watusi cattle, and Haflinger horses in custom safari vehicles, fitted with shade canopies and stadium seating. Or book a camelback or horseback game viewing safari tour. A llama trek is also available. Indulge your senses in a ring-tailed lemur feeding. Safari Wilderness is a Florida agritourism project. Located 6 mi. north of I-4 between Orlando and Tampa in an expansive and pristine wilderness area.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed June 23, 2014

A friend mentioned this place, then I saw a Groupon so that why not? After experiencing the ranch I would have paid full price. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and truly seemed to care about the animals. We were very excited to feed the Lemurs and we were not disappointed. They were so gentle and you completely forgot they were a wild animal. After feeding the Lemurs and taking the tour, our guide spent time answering our questions. She never seemed put out and was happy that we were interested. I would definitely recommend, we took the vehicle safari but will be giving the camel safari to our son as a thank you gift for watching our dog while we spend two weeks in Alaska. If I had to choose, dollar for dollar I would recommend taking this safari instead of the Animal Kingdom safari.

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Reviewed June 10, 2014

A great place to take the family, not to crowded as they only run two tours daily. The tour driver is awesome, very knowledgeable and makes it fun. Feeding the water buffalo was so much fun, but not as fun as the Lemur feeding!

Thank Heidishome
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had a great time at Safari Wilderness Ranch this weekend. Got to see all the animals and the tour guide was very knowledgeable about all the animals. We were lucky and got some great shots at the animals which I will post soon. Great place to take family or just a bunch of friends as we did. A must if you're in the area.You must feed the lemurs as well they were a lot of fun.

3  Thank Dennis R
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent, enjoyable experience!! The entire staff was pleasant, informative and helpful. The animals, ranging from guinea pigs to camels, were obviously well cared for and happy. Creat experience. Can't wait to take the granddaughter next time.

1  Thank dwbu
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Reviewed May 31, 2014

WOW! That's all I can say about my trip to Safari Wilderness. It is an experience like no other. Seeing and feeding animals up close...who can say they have ever fed a lemar in their lifetime? Well here you can. Everyone is so welcoming and knowledgeable, especially Jean. She was great from talking on the phone with her to set up our tour to welcoming us to the ranch, and showing us around. She gave us the time of our lives we will never forget! Our tour bus driver was amazing too. These people really love their jobs and do anything to give you a great time. You have to check this place out. It's great experience for people of all ages.

Thank HLCobble
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